Updated 5 January 1998
The model is forecasting the El Niño to fade by mid 1998, followed by a cold event ("La Niña") in the second half of 1998. Note: our model has historically over-predicted the strength of cold events following major warm events (such as the 1997/98 El Nino).
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March / April / May 1998
June / July / August 1998
September / October / November 1998
December / January / February 1998/1999
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Last modified: 5 January 1998